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Megan Farrar


Megan leads the Strengthening Early Education through Data-coaching (SEED) Program as the Program Lead. In this role, she directs the program’s strategic vision and oversees its implementation, collaborating closely with Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to enhance their district-level data systems, structures, practices, and protocols with a focus on early childhood education. Her guidance helps LEAs adopt evidence-based, data-driven methodologies, demonstrating her deep commitment to educational excellence and innovation.

Previously, as a Program Specialist for the Early Childhood Assessment Support Initiative, Megan played an instrumental role in aiding LEAs throughout Texas to select and implement Commissioner-approved Kindergarten reading instruments and managed related training projects and initiatives.

In her tenure at Promise Community Schools as the Director of Literacy Programming, Megan orchestrated the adoption and implementation of the district’s first comprehensive literacy program for grades K-6. She also led partnerships with organizations like the Houston Dynamo, the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Houston Public Library, which resulted in over 10,000 books being distributed to students. Her professional background includes serving as a Reading Academies Cohort Leader and a K-5th grade lead teacher in varied educational settings, ranging from dual-immersion to project-based learning.

Megan holds a bachelor's degree in Human Learning and Development from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Johns Hopkins University, emphasizing play-based learning. She is a Google-certified Project Manager and a Teach for America - Memphis alumna. Megan is currently in the process of obtaining a Change Management certification from Kotter Inc.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Megan is a passionate gardener with a commitment to sustainability. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband, two children, and her dog, savoring the joys of family life.